Our mission is to become a worldwide reference for education in the field for all professionals involved in the process to disseminate knowledge & skills of Acute Cardiovascular Care.
Our mission is to promote excellence in clinical diagnosis, research, technical development, and education in cardiovascular imaging in Europe.
Our mission is to promote excellence in research, practice, education and policy in cardiovascular health, primary and secondary prevention.
Our mission is to reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease through percutaneous cardiovascular interventions.
Improving the quality of life and reducing sudden cardiac death by limiting the impact of heart rhythm disturbances.
Our mission is to improve quality of life and longevity, through better prevention, diagnosis and treatment of heart failure, including the establishment of networks for its management, education and research.
The ESC Working Groups' goal is to stimulate and disseminate scientific knowledge in different fields of cardiology.
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OUR MISSION: TO REDUCE THE BURDEN OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE
The data shows wide variation in access to pPCI and will be presented during a Stent for Life symposium.
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Session: Stent for Life: Optimising Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention in Europe
When: Sunday 26 August 8:30am
Where: Dublin Room (Village 6)
Stent for Life is an initiative of the European Association of Percutaneous Cardiovascular Interventions (EAPCI), the registered branch of the ESC and EuroPCR aimed at ensuring that the majority of ST-elevated myocardial infarction (STEMI) patients have equal access to the life saving indication of pPCI.
During the session Professor Steen Dalby Kristensen will reveal preliminary, unpublished data from an EAPCI/ESC survey of 33 ESC countries which shows stark variations in pPCI rates across Europe.
Professor Petr Widimsky (Czech Republic), the first Stent for Life chair, will also present data showing that primary PCI is not just saving lives but is also cost effective.
Other presenters will discuss implementation challenges and successes in the Stent for Life countries.
Don’t miss this opportunity to hear the latest data on pPCI implementation in Europe.
About the European Association of Percutaneous Cardiovascular Interventions
The European Association of Percutaneous Cardiovascular Interventions (EAPCI) is a registered branch of the ESC. Its aim is to reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease in Europe through percutaneous cardiovascular interventions.
About the European Society of Cardiology
The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) represents more than 75,000 cardiology professionals across Europe and the Mediterranean. Its mission is to reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease in Europe.
About ESC Congress 2012
The ESC Congress is currently the world’s premier conference on the science, management and prevention of cardiovascular disease. ESC Congress 2012 takes place 25-29 August at the Messe München in Munich. The scientific programme is available at spo.escardio.org
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